HomeLink Australia recognizes the importance to its members of the discreet and confidential handling of their personal information. It is HomeLink Australia's policy to comply with the requirements of any applicable privacy legislation in all its activities involving the collection, use, disclosure and handling of personal information.
Collection of Personal Information
HomeLink Australia collects personal information from members who register with HomeLink Australia to exchange their homes with other members of HomeLink International Association ("HLIA"). This information is then published in a directory ("Directory") along with a brief description of the home offered for exchange which is written/approved by the member. In registering with HomeLink Australia members acknowledge that their personal information will be published in both printed and electronic versions of the Directory.
Use and Disclosure
HomeLink Australia will not disclose your personal information to any third parties except to the following:
Your personal information may also be available for public viewing by visitors in a "Visitors" area of the Site. However, your contact details will not be on public display and are only available for viewing by other members in a secure "members only" area of the Site.
You also consent to HomeLink Australia using your personal information for the purposes of:
If you do not wish to receive future marketing or promotional material from HomeLink Australia, you may contact it at any time by sending an email to the following email address email@example.com requesting that no further material be sent to you. HomeLink Australia will as soon as reasonably practicable after receiving your request, remove your contact details from its database.
Once your personal information is collected, HomeLink Australia then uploads that information to a central HLIA database which is maintained by HLIA. HomeLink Australia will take all reasonable steps to ensure that personal information that it holds about a member is accurate, complete and up-to-date. Where a member registers with HomeLink Australia, it will provide a proof copy of their advertisement, upon request, at any time during the registration period and/or where a change is made. Changes are made only at the request of the member.
You acknowledge that no data transmission over the Internet is totally secure. Accordingly, HomeLink Australia does not warrant the security of any information which you transmit to it. Any information which you transmit to HomeLink Australia is transmitted at your own risk. However, once HomeLink Australia receives your transmission, HomeLink Australia will take all reasonable steps to protect your personal information from misuse, loss or unauthorised access which may include but is not limited to any one or more of the following measures: secure network links, firewalls, password protection and virus protection.
On request by you, HomeLink Australia will make known to you the types of personal information it holds about you, the purpose for which it is held and how it collects, holds and uses that information.
Changes will be effected immediately upon notification on the Site. Your continued use of the Site following notification will constitute your acceptance of those changes.
If you have any queries or complaints relating to the handling of your personal information, please Contact Us